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[Florida] Tobacco Cos. Escape $1M In Atty Fees To Smoker’s Estate ($$)

cleared R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. and Liggett Group LLC of an obligation to pay almost $1 million in attorneys’ fees to the estate of a deceased smoker who won more than $2 million in a jury award, saying there was a “good reason” for the expenses incurre
Law360
added Jan 30, 2018 03:26
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Nicotine in E-Cigarettes Might Cause Cancers, Mouse Study Suggests

seems to damage DNA in ways that may increase cancer risk, a new study in mice suggests. The damage was seen both to DNA and its ability to repair itself, making cells more likely to mutate and develop into cancer, said lead researcher Moon-shong Tang, a
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 30, 2018 03:22
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[UK] Vaping may raise cancer and heart disease risk, study suggests

Nicotine in e-cigarettes may convert into DNA-damaging chemicals, mouse trial indicates, but critics say results are irrelevant to humans
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 29, 2018 18:37
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Tobacco-Funded Organisation Refuses to Answer if its Funder Will Stop Making Cigarettes

Derek Yach, the president of this foundation, responded to queries by The Wire, about this statement. “My hope is that, upon proper reflection, these deans will work with us to eliminate smoking worldwide, as others in the public health, medicine and sci
The Wire (in)
added Jan 30, 2018 05:13
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GLANTZ: IQOS is expanding the nicotine addiction market in Italy

Xiaoqiu Liu and colleagues find that nearly half (45%) of IQOS users are never cigarette smokers and over half (51%) of people who are interested in IQOS are never smokers. While this is bad news for public health, it is great news for Philip Morris.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 1, 2018 03:31
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Harm Perceptions of Menthol and Nonmenthol Cigarettes Differ by Brand, Race/Ethnicity, and Gender in US Adult Smokers: Results from PATH Wave 1

Implications Menthol cigarettes have been historically marketed with messages conveying lower harm than other cigarettes. Little is known about how contemporary adult menthol smokers perceive the harm of their usual brand, and potential differences by ra
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 28, 2018 04:03
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Citing Deaths of Lab Monkeys, F.D.A. Ends an Addiction Study

The deaths of four squirrel monkeys used as subjects in a nicotine addiction study have prompted the [FDA] to shut down the research permanentl...mishaps drew the attention of many animal rights activists, including the celebrated primate expert Jane Goo
New York Times
added Jan 27, 2018 02:40
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[UK] Smoking Cessation

In January 2018, BTS launched a new Quality Improvement Tool for Smoking Cessation to help hospitals undertake local quality improvement (QI) projects. The Tool contains background on QI methodology and includes a number of resources for smoking cessatio
British Thoracic Society (uk)
added Jan 26, 2018 12:09
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PUBLIC HEALTH CONSEQUENCES OF E-CIGARETTES: CONCLUSIONS BY LEVEL OF EVIDENCE (PDF)

CONCLUSIVE EVIDENCE: Conclusion 3-1.There is conclusive evidence that e-cigarette use increases airborne concentrations of particulate matter and nicotine in indoor environments compared with background levels. Conclusion 4-1.There is conclusive evidence
National Academies Press
added Jan 26, 2018 00:45
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US panel rejects marketing plan for heated tobacco device

Government advisers dealt a blow Thursday to Philip Morris International's hopes to sell its heat-not-burn device in the United States as a less-harmful alternative to cigarettes.
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 25, 2018 22:29
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